Bibliodaze Post: Peter Pan, White-Washing & Dealing With The Literary Sins of our Past.

"The stories that hold pride of place in our cultural pantheon are often products of their time. That doesn’t mean that we must hold onto the outdated and insulting elements when we choose to reimagine them... We don’t simply swallow these stories without a second thought: we know the context and we know better now, so we adapt. It’s one thing to be loyal to the source material but that doesn’t mean you must be loyal to every aspect."

 

Joe Wright wants to cast Rooney Mara as Tiger Lily in his Peter Pan movie. Down with white-washing! 

 

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